If you know one thing about replacement windows in Boise, ID, it’s probable that they have a lot of benefits for homes that have older windows, right? If you have such a home, you might have even thought through some of those benefits. When you get replacement windows, there are definitely benefits. And those advantages range all throughout the year. With winter fast approaching, it only makes sense that you might want to know about the winter benefits so you can push yourself to move forward with the project before the colder weather hits. Here are a few advantages for winter:
Reflecting Heat Back In
Any windows you get will likely give you more energy efficiency and comfort than your old windows, but if you get the right upgrades, you’ll be nice and toasty all winter long. One of the most popular upgrades, for winter and summer seasons alike, is the low-E coatings for glass. These coatings are metallic, yet invisible so they don’t interfere with your view. The low-E class reflects heat. In the summer, they bounce heat back out of your house instead of letting it in. And in the winter, they reflect the heat back into the home so you can use it where you need it. Your heater works less to keep the temperature warm for you and you pay less on energy bills.
More Natural Light
In the winter, it can be hard to get the sunlight you want when things cloud up more often under the fog of the colder weather. But with new windows, you can get much more than you had before. Newer windows have smaller frames and larger glass spaces so you automatically get more natural light into the home. If you plan well, you can also get even more lighting by combining window groups into one larger picture window, adding windows, and so on.
Lower Energy Bills
Even if you get standard windows without any upgrades, you’ll likely notice a difference on your energy bills. It’s nice to know that your energy bills aren’t going to skyrocket as the temperatures drop. You’ll actually be saving money so you can pay yourself back for the window investment or start saving up for another project you’d like to take on when the spring hits.
There are plenty of other advantages to replacement windows in Boise, ID for every season of the year. If you’d like to enjoy these benefits this winter, contact the professionals at View Point Windows to start the window selection and installation process now before the colder weather hits. You can call us with your questions or to set up a free consultation at (208) 854-1877. We also love to have people come in and see options in person. We can give you a tour of our showroom, help you learn to read ratings labels, and offer professional advice along the way. We’re located at 6715 W State St Boise, ID 83714 and we want your home to be warm all winter long.